Flash point: Kudankulam

Updated: Sep 12, 2012 18:09 IST

PMANE had decided to take its fight against the Rs.17,120 crore project near the plant and away from Idinthakarai village near Kudankulam. In this picture, children hold placards during a press conference by the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) in Chennai. First conceived in 1988, Russian-built Kudankulam was supposed to have gone into operation last year, but protesters surrounded the compound after an earthquake and tsunami hit Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, causing radiation leaks and forcing mass evacuations. (PTI Photo)
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PMANE had decided to take its fight against the Rs.17,120 crore project near the plant and away from Idinthakarai village near Kudankulam. In this picture, children hold placards during a press conference by the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) in Chennai. First conceived in 1988, Russian-built Kudankulam was supposed to have gone into operation last year, but protesters surrounded the compound after an earthquake and tsunami hit Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, causing radiation leaks and forcing mass evacuations. (PTI Photo)

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